Were do I get tax deduction on food for truck drivers and all the other thing I can take off
If it is for a job for with you work as an "employee"
receiving a W-2, and they are not reimbursed to you, then you can deduct them
as an Unreimbursed Employee Business Form 2106. It goes on
Schedule A Itemized Deductions in the Misc section subject to a 2% of Adjusted
Gross Income threshold. If you itemize deductions (as opposed to the
Standard Deduction), and your expenses are high enough, it may benefit you.
Where do I enter job-related employee expenses? (Form
The standard meal allowance for truck drivers for 2016 is $63 a day ($68 for travel
outside the continental United States). This is for overnight travel.
You can use a special standard meal allowance if you work in the
transportation industry. You are in the transportation industry if your work:
Directly involves moving people
or goods by airplane, barge, bus, ship, train, or truck, and
Regularly requires you to
travel away from home and, during any single trip, usually involves travel
to areas eligible for different standard meal allowance rates.
Travel for days you depart and return. For
both the day you depart for and the day you return from a business trip, you
must prorate the standard meal allowance (figure a reduced amount for each
day). You can do so by one of two methods.
Method 1: You can
claim 3/4 of the standard meal allowance.
Method 2: You can prorate using
any method that you consistently apply and that is in accordance with
reasonable business practice.